Sunrise food pantry today

Sunrise Community Food Pantry will give out free food from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Rd. Call 989-727-3443.

New book club at library

A new monthly book club for ages 18 and up starts tonight from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Alpena County Library. Join in for “book speed dating” — get to know some different books, choose one to check out, read, and bring back next month to share with the group. Call 989-356-6188, ext. 16.

Optimists at noon Thurs.

Alpena Optimist Club meets at noon at JJ’s Restaurant on the second Thursday of each month.

Newcomers meet Thurs.

The Newcomers Luncheon Group meets at noon Thursday at Big Boy on Ripley Blvd. in Alpena. Call Terry at 989-340-0676.

Family matinee Thursday

Family Movie Matinee is at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Harrisville branch of Alcona County Library, with a newly released DVD and free popcorn. Call 989-724-6796.

Anti-abortion event Thurs.

An anti-abortion petition drive will be from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Culligan Plaza, held by members of Their Voice, All Saints Parish’s Pro-Life Group. The public is invited to come sign petitions to stop dismemberment abortion and to pray.

Swiss steak dinner Friday

Alcona Masonic Lodge will host a Swiss steak dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the lodge, 316 E. Traverse Bay in Lincoln, for $12 per adult, $6 per child 12 and younger.

Sweat for a Cause Friday

Sweat for a Cause to benefit Friends Together is at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Bay Urban Fitness Center downtown, for a $5 donation or more per person.

Music at the Mill Friday

Music at the Mill begins at 7 p.m. Friday with musician sign-up at 6:30 p.m. at Brush Creek Mill, 121 S. State St. in Hillman.

Holiday ornaments are also available, and the Festival of Lights tree entries are being accepted now through Nov. 27. Call 989-742-2527.

smART for kids Saturday

Saturday Morning Art (smART) is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Art in the Loft for ages 5 and up, for $15 per child.

Health/exercise pool class

Weight Management with Healthy Eating & Aquatic Exercise is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, sponsored by Friends of Plaza Pool and the Alpena County Youth & Rec Millage, at the Plaza Pool. No registration is required for this free program, presented by Kara LaMarre and Gillian Nye.

Bradley bell toll ceremony

A Carl D. Bradley Bell Toll Ceremony will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum, 367 N. Third St. in Rogers City, to commemorate the ship, which sank on Nov. 18, 1958, with 33 lives lost and only two survivors.

Plaza pool euchre tourney

Friends of Plaza Pool Euchre tournament is Saturday at the APlex. Doors open at 5 p.m. with a light dinner being served. Tournament fee is $20 and play begins at 6 p.m. Cash bar and 50/50 available. Payout is 60% with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Contact Judy Ewing at 989-884-2129 for more information.


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